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About me

Shantika S. Bernard, PhD, LMT, Yoga Therapist (RYT 500), is a passionate teacher, dancer, bodyworker, and Somatic Trauma Therapist. As a certified Rosen Method Practitioner and inspired by her studies of Somatic Psychology and Pre- and Postnatal Psychology, she specializes in Somatic Integration, especially after trauma and loss, and the reconnection with the physical and emotional aspects of health that have been compromised, dissociated, or lost over the course of stressful and traumatic life events. Shantika recently completed her comprehensive training as a Yoga Therapist at Ajna Yoga in Victoria, BC, and is working on certification by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) in 2019. She holds a license as Naturopathic Doctor (ND) in Germany and has been teaching Reiki Healing Arts in the tradition of Usui Shiki Ryoho for more than thirty years. She works in private practice in Half Moon Bay, California; Portland, Oregon and Hawaii and offers individual sessions and groups in Yoga Therapy, Rosen Method Bodywork, Family Constellation, Inner ChildWork, Sandtray, and DreamTending. Shantika’s work is attentive, gentle, intuitive, and deeply inspired by the recognition that we all heal best, when we are truly listened to, within a safe environment that allows us to feel supported and respected aswe unfold naturally.

Upcoming events include “A Woman’s Time: A Yoga Therapy & Healing Retreat for Women in Transitions”; “Yoga Therapy and Reiki: Recovery & Repair”; “Recovery and Resilience: Healing and Post-Traumatic Growth”; and “The heART of Reiki and Yoga: A Creative Meditation Retreat.”


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+1 (808) 281-7003

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